An additional 174 people have died from COVID-19 in Massachusetts, according to the state Department of Public Health.
Wednesday's announcement brings the total number of people in the state who have died of the virus to 5,315. The state also reported 1,165 new coronavirus cases.
Meanwhile, phase one of Gov. Charlie Baker's outline for reopening non-essential businesses could begin next week, and that will likely have implications for transportation throughout the state.
Bostonomix reporter Zeninjor Enwemeka joined WBUR's Morning Edition to report the latest.
This segment aired on May 14, 2020.